With over 100 years of history, the Mount Nelson sits among nine acres of lu sh, well-tended gardens at the foot of Table Mountain, 10 kilometers from th e Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Each individually decorated with light, fr esh colors, rich fabrics and dark wood furniture, the elegant guestrooms all have sitting areas with writing desks, and views over either the gardens, p ool or the mountain. All are air-conditioned and include direct dial telepho nes, minibars, cable televisions and VCRs and safes. Bathrooms have designer toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.
Guests will find a large outdoor pool surrounded by sun terraces nestling in the hotel’s nine acres of lush, well-kept gardens, as well as a golf practi ce net and floodlit tennis courts. Guests have full access to the hotel’s hi gh-tech gym and personal trainers, as well as the beauty treatment center an d hair salon. Colonial-style furniture and murals depicting awesome South Af rican landscapes fill the Cape Colony restaurant, which offers an fusion men u of contemporary Mediterranean and Western Cape culinary trends. The wine list comprises a cross-section from m any of the Cape’s top vineyards and diners are accompanied by live music every evening. terrace.
Specializing in champagne and cocktails, the bar offers views over Table Mountain from its verandah and terrace, while those preferring to relax in their rooms will ap preciate the selection of films at the video library and 24 hour room servic e. The hotel offers a concierge service and tour assistance, round the clock front desk service and free secure on site parking. In addition to babysitt ing and childcare, the hotel can arrange special activities for young guests on demand. The hotel operates a shuttle service to the Waterfront and is within 15 kilometers of beaches and Table Mountain. Cape Town Intern ational airport is 20 kilometers and approximately a 20 minute journey away. The hotel can organize a shuttle service by prior arrangement.
Taxis are ava ilable at the airport and the journey to central Cape Town takes around 20 m inutes. Travelers are advised to use the official authorized airport taxi co mpany. Cape Town railway station is 3 kilometers from the hotel.